St Johns Wort - 30ml Extract
When it comes to a herbal ally for treating anxiety and depression there are few who have the same reputation as St John's Wort. It inhibits the reuptake of 5-hydroxytryptamine which has an interaction with serotonin levels, this is why it has similar actions as some depression medications.
- Aids managing and treating anxiety and mild-medium depression
- Seasonal affective disorder
- PMS and Menopause related mood disorders
- Skin health
St John's Wort owes its name to the time which the yellow flowers bloom in the Northern hemisphere - being around the summer solstice and St John's day (which is on the 24th of June). Its’ history of use dates back to a famous Roman military doctor named Paracelsus, who used it as early as the 1st century AD, however it was additionally used as a magical potion in the middle ages for protection against evil diseases, demons and dark entities. Prior to its use in the roman military it was used for many reasons as a tonic medicine, however in contemporary and modern times the main focus rests in its use as an antidepressant and anti-anxiety medicine. Through its interaction with our neurotransmitters, primarily serotonin it has shown phenomenal results in decreasing levels of anxiety and depression. It is additionally a great antiviral medication and shows results in treating eczema and inflamed skin conditions.
Please note that if you are experiencing anxiety or depression, please consult a trusted counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist to ensure that you can thrive and live in wellbeing.
10 drops 1-3 x per day
Check interactions with medication such as hormonal birth control, antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, benzodiazepines, cyclosporin, warfarin, proton pump inhibitors, voriconazole, statins, opioids, calcium channel blockers and antiepileptic medications.